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Popular History of France from the Earliest Times, vol 5, A

By Guizot, Francois

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Title: Popular History of France from the Earliest Times, vol 5, A  
Author: Guizot, Francois
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Language: English
Subject: Non-fiction, History
Collections: Audio Books Collection, Popular History of France from the Earliest Times, vol 5, A
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Publication Date:
1862
Publisher: LibriVox Audio Books

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François Pierre Guillaume Guizot (October 4, 1787 -September 12, 1874) was a French historian, orator, and statesman. Guizot was a dominant figure in French politics prior to the Revolution of 1848, actively opposing as a liberal the reactionary King Charles X before his overthrow in the July Revolution of 1830, then in government service to the citizen king Louis Philippe, as the Minister of Education, 1832-1837, ambassador to London, Foreign Minister 1840-1847, and finally Prime Minister of France from September 19, 1847 to February 23, 1848. His Popular History of France is an attractive and engrossing narrative, here presented in an easily readable English translation by Robert Black, first published in 1898. (Summary adapted from Wikipedia by Karen Merline and repeated for this volume.)

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